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MB&B researchers uncover and overcome translational roadblocks as they engineer a synthetic tRNA.
September 21, 2022
Genetic recoding is a powerful tool to utilize non-canonical amino acids and create highly diverse proteins. Researchers in MB&B have been working on expanding the...
Malvankar Lab publishes on ultrafast electron transfer through nanowires of living biofilms
September 16, 2022
Members from the group of Nikhil Malvankar, Associate Professor of MB&B in the Microbial Sciences Institute, recently published results in Nature Communications which...
Wang and colleagues report the structure of the Human Polypyrimidine Splicing Factor (PSF) in complex with RNA
September 14, 2022
Jimin Wang and colleagues recently characterized the Human Polypyrimidine Splicing Factor (PSF/SFPQ), an important tumor suppressor protein and multifunctional protein that...
MB&B researchers show how MD simulations can inform structure-based drug design
September 13, 2022
Remdesivir, the nucleotide analog, is known to interact with the SARS-CoV-2 nsp12 RNA dependent RNA polymerase (RdRp) and act via a delayed inhibition mechanism . While...
September 8, 2022
Jimin Wang and colleagues recently published in the Biochemistry journal of ACS Publications on “Insights into Binding of Single-Stranded Viral RNA Template to the...
Jocelyn Chau '22
August 30, 2022
MB&B is extremely proud of our undergraduate student Jocelyn Chau (’22) for her first author publication in Nature Communications “SH3 domain regulation of RhoGAP...
August 16, 2022
Researchers in the Howard Lab published findings that revealed how dendritic tip growth drives  the branched structure of neurons.  The study was led by Associate Research...